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Educational Alternatives to Shoplifting

The Educational Alternatives to Shoplifting program provides education and intervention to help adolescents deal with the consequences of a shoplifting offense, general Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) issues, and peer pressure.
The program is for adolescents identified by law enforcement officers, Probation Offices, schools, or agencies who have been adjudicated for retail theft or other related offenses and focuses on basic information regarding alcohol and other drugs which is geared toward adolescents.
Participation in the program is voluntary and participants must agree to conditions and responsibilities of compliance:
  • Arrive on time and remain for the entire session;
  • Participate by sharing information and working toward program goals;
  • Maintain confidentiality (Revealing to another person the names of group participants or any information they discuss may result in discharge from the group.); and,
  • Practice healthy, constructive life direction.  Participation in the program, while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs will result in discharge from the program.

Classes are scheduled upon request and are composed of one hour sessions.  The fee for the class is $60 payable by cash, check, or money order to ARIN IU 28.  The fee will be collected at the class.

For available classes or for additional information, call 724-463-5300, x1211.

ARIN Intermediate Unit 28
2895 W Pike
Indiana, PA  15701
For directions, click on the link below.